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Neosporin For Anal Fissured
Grooves or clefts in various anatomical structures such as the brain (transverse fissure between cerebrum & cerebellum), the skull (sphenoidal fissure), the liver (for the ligamentum teres), the lung (oblique fissure), the spinal cord (ventral median fissure), or other structures such as the palpebral fissure between upper & lower eyelids. Can also be a tear in a structure ...Read more
Ok to use Anusol: But just as important is to be sure to be eating a high fiber diet and most importantly drinking 80-100oz of caffeine free, alcohol free fluid daily, more if you workout strenuously. There are other meds that work better but if no repsonse to above after2 months you may need surgery to avoid complications such as an abscess. See a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more
Ok to use Proctofoam: But just as important is to be sure to be eating a high fiber diet and most importantly drinking 80-100oz of caffeine free, alcohol free fluid daily, more if you workout strenuously. There are other meds that work better but if no repsonse to above after2 months you may need surgery to avoid complications such as an abscess. See a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more
Fissure: No as it would impair healingGet a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Most do with high fiber diet and fluids, this will keep your bowels soft and fissures usually heal on their own. For persistent or recurrent fissures treatment with certain topical prescription or compounded creams or even Botox my help....Rarely is surgery needed. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably won't help: Antibiotics don't usually help anal fissures or speed healing. Main treatments are vasodilating ointments (nitroglycerine, nifedipine) and fiber products etc to avoid constipation and keep stools soft. If not under a care for your fissure, see your doctor now. Or consult with a proctologist or colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read more
Have fissure and Tight Anus after applying Hydrocortisone and lidocaine Topical, I get incontinence, mucus discharge from anus, hemorrhoids, TREATMENT?
A proctologist: is whom you need to see, you may need more than just topical therapy, a good exam by an experienced surgeon / proctologist is your best option, good luck ...Read more
Most likely : Diltiazem has been shown to help 86 out of every 100 fissures heal - so the odds are in your favor. It can take 6 weeks, if not longer for it to heal. So be patient, and stick with it. In the mean time, keep yourself well hydrated and take soe good fiber to soften your stools. Hope this helps. Call with any other questions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any treatment recommended for anal fissures? Why so they keep recurring? Use cottonelle wet wipes as well as toilet paper. What causes anal fissures?
Not really: An anal fissure is not an infection, so there's no use for the antibiotic cream. A fissure is a tear in the inner lining(mucosa).Usually assoc. With pain and bleeding w each bowel movement. There are some topical creams which can help, but sometimes surgery is needed to excise the fissure or to reduce the tension of the anal sphincter. Stay hydrated, eat well, and see a colorectal or general surgeon. ...Read more